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  • Castellanos keeping it simple in transition to RF
    Nicholas Castellanos enters Spring Training knowing exactly what his position will be -- right field.
  • Norris clears hurdle, ready to add to workload
    Left-handed starter Daniel Norris threw a bullpen session Tuesday, a day after he traveled to Philadelphia for a follow-up visit with Dr. William Meyers, who examined Norris following his mid-season groin injury last year.
  • V-Mart enters camp healthy, ready to play
    Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez isn't ready to call it a career just yet. Physically, he said, his heart is fine following an ablation procedure last September to correct an irregular heartbeat that hospitalized him twice in 2017. As for his heart for the game, the 39-year-old said he's ready to get back to the plate with a team that has become drastically younger since his last at-bat.
  • All clubs to don Douglas caps for ST openers
    All 30 Major League teams will wear Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School baseball caps before their Spring Training games this weekend to show support for the Parkland, Fla., community and the Stoneman Douglas student body after the tragic shooting at the school on Feb. 14.
  • MLB announces pace of play initiatives for '18
    Major League Baseball will implement new pace of play rules for the 2018 season, Commissioner Rob Manfred announced Monday, but there will be no pitch clock this season.
  • Tigers pitchers welcome Gardenhire with prank
    Jordan Zimmermann, Michael Fulmer and Alex Wilson played a harmless prank on new skipper Ron Gardenhire during the Tigers' first full-squad workout.
  • Miggy arrives at camp with positive message
    Miguel Cabrera reported to Spring Training on Sunday to play ball with the kids. In this case, it was a Miggy Ball youth baseball event on the field at Joker Marchant Stadium.
  • Tigers' Top 30 Prospects list
    Who do the Tigers have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Detroit's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
  • Bosio wants unpredictability from Tigers
    Chris Bosio has spent a good chunk of his first few workouts as Tigers pitching coach working with individual pitchers on their mechanics and specific pitches. But he has some staffwide ideas in mind, too.
  • Catching prospect Rogers brings a lot to like
    Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow knew the team would have to give up good talent to convince the Tigers to trade Justin Verlander and pick up part of his salary. Jake Rogers, their catcher of the future, was part of the price tag.
  • Tigers thankful for Anibal's wisdom, influence
    As Tigers pitchers digested the idea of Anibal Sanchez as a division opponent, having just signed with the Twins, the prevailing sentiment was appreciation for what he meant to them as a teammate. Tigers players have gotten used to goodbyes over the past year, and they knew Sanchez wouldn't be back, but many remain thankful for what he did for them and their careers despite his own challenges.
  • New Prolight 59Fifty Spring Training caps are in
    New Era unveiled the new PROLIGHT 59FIFTY that players will be wearing this spring, a fitted cap featuring a new featherweight polyester material that is the lightest on-field fabric in MLB history.
  • Faedo hopes to make most of spring invite
    Eight months ago, Alex Faedo was pitching in the College World Series. Now, he's at big league camp with the Tigers.
  • Tigers renew agreement with Triple-A Toledo
    The Tigers and Toledo Mud Hens announced a two-year extension to their player development agreement on Friday, keeping Toledo as Detroit's Triple-A affiliate through at least 2020.
  • Jimenez makes most of unplanned Fla. winter
    It wasn't Joe Jimenez's plan to hang in Lakeland this offseason. Normally, the Tigers pitcher goes home to Puerto Rico and works out there. Then Hurricanes Irma and Maria struck, devastating his family's home and much of the rest of the island.
  • Tigers enjoy youthful feeling in spring camp
    The Tigers have had just a couple days of Spring Training workouts, but so far, general manager Al Avila likes the feeling around camp as a younger roster goes to work.
  • McCann's spring brightened by two tiny reasons
    Tigers catcher James McCann and wife, Jessica, spent most of the offseason commuting more than an hour a day to visit their premature twin sons in the NICU. After seven stressful weeks, Christian and Kane were cleared for Spring Training with the family.
  • Tigers skipper Gardy battles nerves on Day 1
    The Tigers have plenty of first-time arrivals to their Major League camp, many of whom are likely battling nerves as workouts begin and they try to make an impression. Their manager can relate; he's one of them.
  • Morris at loss for words after Hall of Fame tour
    It's been more than two months since Jack Morris was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Modern Baseball Era Committee, yet as he walked through the historic building for the first time on Tuesday, the reality of it all seemed to finally set in.
  • Norris eager to put focus back on baseball
    Catcher Derek Norris said Wednesday he hopes to keep his focus on baseball as he begins Spring Training with the Tigers, his first on-field work since serving a suspension last September for violating Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy.
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